Martin County Sheriff’s Office weekend incident brief: Jensen Beach, Loblolly, Indiantown

A Hobe Sound man who told deputies he was homeless was charged with robbing a man who just withdrew money from an ATM machine. Detectives are investigating three residential burglaries that occurred to homes in the Loblolly Community in Hobe Sound. An Indiantown woman received minor injuries after the trash pile she was burning got out of control … Click here to read more

Hobe Sound’s Burt Reynolds turns 82 at 1000 North restaurant, part-owned by Michael Jordan

From The Palm Beach Post: “Before the Feb. 12 opening of 1000 North, the new Jupiter restaurant partly-owned by Micheal Jordan and Ernie Els, hosted a birthday party. That party was for Hobe Sound’s Burt Reynolds’ 82nd birthday … Click here to read more

‘Qui bono? Developer to profit from Martin lands and waters while trying to crush citizen opposition’

From Richard Spisak of Hobe Sound: “…Developers take natural resources and carelessly turn them into cash. That the vast resources of one more rich developer reaches out not just to profit from the lands and waters of Martin County but to crush citizen opposition. Not acting for the common good, … Click here to read more

Man linked to multiple auto burglaries captured in the act at Willoughby Cove

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “A man recently released from a Florida prison is back in jail after his streak of auto burglaries came to a halt in the Willoughby Cove Community. Surveillance teams were already on the ground following a week of crimes in Martin’s Crossing, Hibiscus Park and communities in Hobe Sound. … Click here to read more

Apollo School Speaker Series: ‘Lights, Camera, Action! When Hobe Sound was Picture City’

As part of its 2018 Winter Speaker Series, The Apollo School Foundation presents Wiliam F. “Rick” Crary on January 18, 7 PM, at The Apollo School, 9141 SE Apollo St., Hobe Sound. “Mr. Crary is a local attorney, historian and author of A Treasure We Call Home. He will share his research … Click here to read more

Hobe Sound murder: Tricia Todd’s killer faces new troubles behind bars

From WPTV: “Steven Williams is currently serving a 35-year sentence, that was part of a plea deal, for the murder of his ex-wife Tricia Todd. Prison records show Williams is facing even more trouble behind bars. He was punished for contraband … Click here to read more

Hobe Sound’s Blowing Rocks Preserve is #4 on Condé Nast’s ‘Best Beaches of Florida’ list

From Condé Nast Traveler: “Here, our favorite spots along the Sunshine State’s 1,197-mile coastline, from the Panhandle to the Keys. There’s no shortage of powder-fine sand, national parks, and scenes that are both cocktail-friendly and kid-friendly … 4. Blowing Rocks Preserve, Hobe Sound – Why we love it: … Click here to read more

Michael Jordan is not letting his dream golf course proposal in Hobe Sound die

From Golf Digest: “Michael Jordan is used to getting his way. So you can imagine his frustration when two previous proposals to build his own dream golf course in Hobe Sound, Florida were shutdown for failing to meet county building regulation … Click here to read more

MCSO’s SWAT TEAM and Special Investigations Detectives net arrests, drugs, guns in Hobe Sound

From MCSO: “NOTICE: DRUG SALES AT 8658 ANTHIONE WAY HAVE CEASED, CUSTOMERS CAN CHECK BACK ANOTHER TIME. MCSO WOULD LOVE TO MEET YOU If you could tolerate the filth in the house at 8658 SE Anthione Way in Hobe Sound, … Click here to read more

Exclusive: Celine Dion sells servants’ house she secretly owned in The Arbors, Hobe Sound

“t’s a far cry from the $38.5 million beachfront Jupiter Island property that the singer of My Heart Will Go On has been unable to sell, but Celine Dion still made a few bucks off her most recent real estate deal in nearby Hobe Sound,” according to Jose Lambiet’s Gossip Extra. “According to records, Dion used the blind trust Sheer Claren to buy a nondescript suburban house at 5801 SE Forest Glade Trail in The Arbors … Click here to read more

Hobe Sound daycare center under investigation by Department of Children and Familes [DCF]

“A daycare center in Hobe Sound is under investigation by the Florida Department of Children and Families after reports of a teacher falling asleep, leaving children unsupervised,” according to WPTV. “The director of the Dunbar Center, Paul Kelly, did not want to go on camera but confirmed the incident … Click here to read more